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IPL 2021 | Delhi Capitals vs Sunrisers Hyderabad - BONS Preview, head to head, where to watch, and betting tips

The Delhi Capitals will play Sunrisers Hyderabad at the Dubai International Stadium on Wednesday, September 22. The two teams had contrasting fortunes in the first half of IPL 2021, with Capitals winning six of their eight games, while the Sunrisers could secure just one win from seven.
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newscricket2 days ago

IPL 2021 telecast banned in Taliban-ruled Afghanistan over presence of female audience

The Taliban has banned the broadcast of the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 in Afghanistan due to 'girls dancing', female audience and spectators in the UAE stadiums. Recently, Australia said they would cancel their one-off Test vs Afghanistan in November if Taliban bans women's cricket.
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newscricket2 days ago

Afghanistan Cricket Board sacks chief executive officer Hamid Shinwari

Afghanistan Cricket Board has sacked their chief executive officer Hamid Shinwari on Monday, September 20. Allegedly a group of people from Haqqani network entered the office and ordered that the CEO must be replaced as they appointed Naseebullah Khan as the new CEO of Afghanistan Cricket Board.
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newscricket13 days ago

T20 WC 2021 | Rashid Khan steps down as Afghanistan Captain after the T20 World Cup squad selection

Minutes after announcing the squad for the ICC T20 World Cup, Rashid Khan decided to step down as Afghanistan captain. His tweet, on Thursday, revealed that the ACB and selection committee did not obtain his consent in selecting the players for the tournament which starts on October 17.
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newscricketa month ago

Afghanistan Cricket Board looking to hold camp in Qatar or Abu Dhabi ahead of T20 World Cup

ACB CEO, Hamid Shinwari, stated that the board is looking to hold camp either in Abu Dhabi or Qatar, ahead of the T20 WC which is scheduled to begin from October 17. He added that the board is hopeful of playing a tri-series with Australia and West Indies before the marquee event.
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newscricketa month ago

AFG vs PAK | 3-match ODI series postponed due to disruption of flight operations in Kabul, mental health issues

The PCB on Tuesday confirmed that their team's 3-match ODI series against Afghanistan has been postponed keeping in mind the disruption of flight operations after Taliban takeover in Kabul and mental health of players among other issues. PCB added that the series will now be planned for 2022.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2021 | ‘Too early’ to comment on Rashid Khan’s IPL participation, reveals BCCI source

Following the political developments in Afghanistan over the last week, a BCCI source has asserted that the participation of Rashid Khan and other Afghan players is not confirmed. The second leg of IPL 2021, which was disrupted because of COVID, will kick start in the UAE from September 19.
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newscricket2 months ago

Wanindu Hasaranga could be a replacement for any IPL franchise looking for spinner, states Ashish Nehra

Ashish Nehra is considering Wanindu Hasarang to be an ideal replacement for any IPL franchise which is in need of a leg-spinner after the Sri Lanka bowler’s incredible spell against India in the T20Is. Virender Sehwag thinks many IPL teams will be in contention to sign the spinner.
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newscricket2 months ago

Wanindu Hasaranga overtakes Rashid Khan to move to second spot in T20I rankings

Sri Lanka’s Wanindu Hasaranga, following an impressive showing in the first T20I against India, has overtaken Rashid Khan in the ICC T20I bowlers’ rankings and has claimed the second spot. Meanwhile, in ODIs, Josh Hazlewood has endured a remarkable jump to claim second spot, behind Trent Boult.
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newscricket2 months ago

The Hundred | Bowling 10 balls in a row gives me the opportunity to take three hat-tricks, quips Rashid Khan 

Trent Rockets star Rashid Khan has stated that he's all excited for the Hundred competition and reckons he can take three hat-tricks when he gets to bowl 10 balls in a row. He also added that in the 100-ball competition, a bowlers will need to apply pressure on the batters to come out on top.
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